Tag Archive | Collin Martin

US: USL’s San Diego Loyal protest over homophobic slur

US: USL’s San Diego Loyal protest over homophobic slur

(Reuters) – San Diego Loyal walked off the field halfway through their USL Championship match against Phoenix Rising, after an alleged homophobic slur was directed at their openly-gay midfielder, Collin Martin. The incident occurred at the end of the first half, with Loyal leading 3-1, resulting in a heated argument between the managers of the […]

US: Out Jason Collins still awaits next openly gay athlete

US: Out Jason Collins still awaits next openly gay athlete

(Reuters) – Jason Collins made history in 2013 when he became the first openly gay athlete in one of the four major North American professional sports leagues, and the former NBA player wishes more men would follow the trail he helped blaze. A growing number of high-profile Olympic athletes have come out in recent years, but Collins […]